Original from New York, Milton Glaser (129 - 2020 NYC) is among the most celebrated graphic designers in the world. A prolific illustrator and designer, he is renowned for his CD and book designs, posters and logos, including the iconic I (heart) NY.
As a Fulbright scholar, Glaser studied with the painter, Giorgio Morandi in Bologna. He co-founded the revolutionary Push Pin Studios in 1954 and the New York Magazine in 1968. In 1974, he launched Milton Glaser, Inc. where he continues to produce prodigious amount of work.
In 2009, he was the first graphic designer to receive the National Medal of the Arts award, and has enjoyed solo exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Georges Pompidou Centre in Paris. Honoured with lifetime achievement awards from the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum (2004) and the Fulbright Association (2011), Glaser is an articulate spokesman for ethical design practises.